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Sep 8, 2010 7:00am EDT
condemned by the u.s. government and others. pastor terry jones insists he will set fire for the koran on september 11th. we'll talk to the man at the center of the controversy. >>> and close call. a lion at a popular vegas resort tries to take a bite out of his trainer. and it's all caught on camera. "early" this wednesday morning, and it's all caught on camera. "early" this wednesday morning, september 8, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> and a good wednesday morning to you here from "the early show." i'm erica hill. >> good morning. i'm harry smith. it is wednesday. >> halfway there. >>> there's a lot to get to this morning. we'll talk about that wild attack we just saw in the video. we want to get to politics and the economy as well. oh, there's the lion again. i can't imagine witnessing that firsthand. the video's rough enough. >>> as we take a look at politics and the economy this morning because president obama is off to cleveland where he'll unveil business tax breaks. he is also signaling taxes on the wealthiest americans are on their way up. bill plante has more for us this
CBS
Sep 7, 2010 7:00am EDT
city. >> it's glorious for the parents. >> get on the bus. >> exactly. >> good to have you with us. you saw some of the pictures from the wildfires. you know the area really well in colorado. we'll bring you the latest. dozens of homes have been burned including four which belong to some of the firefighters who are fighting the blaze. >> planimagine that. s also you've heard about the controversy near ground zero. and there have been all kinds of people protesting this and one of them is a preacher from down in florida who has been on the march on this. and he has promised to burn a koran on the anniversary on the 9/11 anniversary, and it's gotten an interesting response from commander of our troops in iraq who says this is really a bad idea. we'll have more on that in the news block. >>> we want to get this, first, breaking news this morning, the out of control wildfire which has burned dozens of homes. tropical storm hermine meantime is bashing south texas after coming ashore. we'll go to south texas and hear from don teague, but we want to begin with reporter rick sallinger who joins
CBS
Sep 20, 2010 6:00am EDT
the guy to the ground. they'll have to explain it to all of us. >> reporter: fast forward, billy hits a 38-yard field goal and the ravens take the lead, 10-9. later on, the ravens losing, 12- 10 and flacco throws the third interception on the pass. and seconds left, flacco tossing the fourth interception of the day. that put a wrap on the loss against cincinnati. it's bad, three interceptions, it doesn't matter how you feel about them. >> we can look at the plays all week and the question you have to ask yourself, why not instant replay the plays. >> and 0-2 cleveland comes to baltimore sunday. have a great day, back to you. >> and it was one of the most talked about football games of the weekend as millions watched the second manning bowl. eli manning lead the giants against payton and the colts and this one was one sided. the colts hammered the giants and they cruised to a 38-14 victory. >> payton's good. >> something they can promote. >> payton's good. >> i'm excited, i don't normally get to work monday morning, but i get to be here for manic monday. >> good morning, ron. >> good mornin
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 6:00pm EDT
at college. now her death is sparking some action. mary joins us now with the fallout on the murder of yeardley love. >> a college campus dedicates an entire day to improving campus safety and preventing violence. it's happening now at the university of virginia, five months after the death of yeardley love. >> reporter: yeardley love grew up in cockeysville and was weeks away from graduating when police say her ex-boyfriend, attacked and killed her inside her off-campus apartment. >> beautiful young woman who had everything going for herself. there's no reason she shouldn't be here. >> today's students, faculty and staff, participated in an event called day of dialogue. featured discussions, a resource fair and a public art project called lines of darkness and light that veiled the collins university historic rotunda with black fog. both love and huguely played well cross at uva. they said today, athletics has been a strong supporter of this movement. >> every coach who was not actually competing today or doing key recruiting is here. and in fact, as you looked around here, craig l
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Sep 16, 2010 6:00am EDT
officers and firefighters are using billboards to, press their opinion of city hall. >> reporter: you can't miss it, this two-story billboard it. blasts city leaders, accusing them of not honoring the pension deal made with police officers and firefighters. >> what they have done is violate the city code. >> reporter: this summer the mayor and city raised the retirement age, and cut costs. >> you have a bunch of thieves at city hall. >> reporter: mayor stephanie rawlings-blake insisted the changes are fair, that it ensures retirees have a secure plan and one the city can lay ford. this is the second bill board put up by the city's police officers and firefighters. right now there's no response from the mayor or council members, but the union is banking on this to prompt talks. weather either will get the desired results is unclear. first responders say it's a message to city hall and the citizen. >> despite what city hall has done to us, we will continue to keep our prom mess, the oath we took when we became police officers and firefighters to protect the city. >> reporter: police officer
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Sep 1, 2010 4:00pm EDT
complete coverage continues with derek valcourt. he is at the scene. he joins us live, via the phone. >>> there is a lot of tension. obviously, a lot of questions for employees of discovery communications who want to know exactly what is going on inside their building. many people were at work around 1:00 this afternoon, when an announcement came over the loud speaker, telling them to make themselves secure in their office. then a massive e-mail went out, at about 1:20, warning them to lock themselves down in their office. if there was some potential danger in the building. another e-mail went out at about 1:52, trying to explain to employees how they would be able to get out. all of the employees were taken up to the top floor of the 7th, 8th, and 9th floor of the building. and then they were all escorted out a fire escape. right now, police are here on the scene. they are briefing the media. i'll have an update for you in just a few moments. >> derek valcourt, reporting live from the phone. the discovery is a very busy section of silver spring. bruce johnson filed this report a sho
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Sep 17, 2010 7:00am EDT
of a possible o copycat attack. she's with us in the studio early this friday morning, she's with us in the studio early this friday morning, september 17th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good friday morning to you. still waking up there, i'm erica hill. good to have you with us. fog not guilty new york city. >> and right there, too. i'm harry smith. good morning, everybody. breaking news this morning, you'll never guess who showed up in a prison in peru. it was beth hole way trying to vis visit joran van der sleuth, face to face for about five minutes. >> of course natalie hole way's mom who disappeared in rememberu. >>> also people in new york talking about this not only people in new york affected but really unusual in the city yesterday. huge storms rolled through around rush hour. hail, powerful winds, there was a huge thunderstorm. sideways rains and a possible tornado. dave price joins us this morning in queens in forest hills, new york where the storm hit hardest with the latest this morning. talk about destruction, dave. >> you know, typically when weather like this hap
CBS
Sep 21, 2010 6:00pm EDT
limitations on pesticides have made killing them more difficult. costing the u.s. $258 million last year. >> immediately bagged up any of the materials that were in the near proximity to that book. bagged themuf and removed them from the building. >> reporter: right now, all of the contaminated books are in this truck, which is baking in the sun in the inside of a parking lot. once the inside reaches 120 degrees, the critters should die. but the sun and containment aren't the only remedies. all eight have been sprayed with pesticides. >> they don't know what causes a.l.s. and parkinsons. but some have tie today to that stuff. >> reporter: but most are confident in the cleanup. >> it's a nice, quiet, relaxing environment. >> you're going to keep using it? >> yes. >> some might think it's overkill the way we've addressed the problem. but we think it's something if handled quickly, we're going to be better off for it. >> reporter: as a courtesy to library users, the urbana library is planning to wave all late fees until friday. and it could be open as early as sometime tomorrow. reporting
CBS
Sep 16, 2010 5:00pm EDT
that we not use his name said they searched franticcally for a gurney. >> they brought the crash cart over. there was probably about six or seven of us there. we all kind of picked him up and put him on. they were all around him and i was kind of outside the loop. the nurse manager came around and put one cart and i put another cart in front of the door that he said that the suspect was in the room. >> reporter: was the doctor aware of what was happening at the time? >> oh, yes, yes. >> reporter: okay. he was conscious? >> yes. there was very little blood that i saw. it was basically his left chest area, maybe a little lower. >> reporter: the witness tells wjz they knew the gunman was just feet away. >> they said you either stay or you will go. i said i'll go and i went down to the lobby where police were going up. >> reporter: fortunately the witness and staff members on the eighth floor made it out safely. >> a crazy world out there, basically, and you have to take every day one day at a time. thank god for what you have. >> this witness tells me he was not worried there might be additio
CBS
Sep 22, 2010 7:00am EDT
the president's team was torn apart over the u.s. strategy in afghanistan. so, is this a white house divided? >>> sexting outrage, three women accuse a wisconsin district attorney sending them sexually charged text messages yet he remains in office. we'll speak with one of the women at the center of the growing controversy. >>> and gearing up. mel gibson's former girlfriend hires a dream team of attorneys in her fight against embattled star. but new e-mails reveal a bizarre new twist, early this wednesday but new e-mails reveal a bizarre new twist, early this wednesday morning, september 22nd, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good wednesday morning, everybody. enjoy your last few hours of summer before fall officially begins tonight. i'm maggie rodriguez. >> i'm harry smith. i guess we'll also have paris, at least paris to talk about anyway. she famously pled her cocaine charges in las vegas recently, gets on a plane, decided to go to japan and she's met by the authorities in japan with sort of a maybe not. maybe you should go home. we'll have that story coming up in a bit. we begin this m
CBS
Sep 16, 2010 4:00pm EDT
. we continue with andrea fujii. she's been on the scene all day and joins us now with reaction to the situation. andrea? >> reporter: good afternoon. you can see things are relatively back to normal. earlier today, these streets were blocked off and people are now traveling freely up and down east madison. take a look at what was happening earlier this afternoon. earlier, workers and visitors and just people were milling around not knowing what was going on. many inside buildings were told to stay put. some were told there was a gunman nearby, but with no details, they were scared. listen to what some had to say. >> that a doctor had been shot and they secured the suspect in one area. >> reporter: what was the mood when you were locked in there for an hour? >> it's hot in there and a lot of attention. >> they said that the hospital's been shut down. they turned me away. >> reporter: i also spoke with a johns hopkins x-ray technician who's worked here for 20 years. he says nothing like this has ever happened before. but he says he's not surprised with family and trauma that goes
CBS
Sep 18, 2010 6:00am EDT
. >> reporter: the police commissioner praised overall response. >> i would give us high marks for how it all perseided. there were missteps and no one caused anyone's safety. >> reporter: hop incans -- hopkins never closed. >> i was happy about the feed back and they were like, oh, my gosh, are you okay and seeing the sniper, i was like, wow, this is intense. >> reporter: the gun was so small, it could fit in the palm of your hand. at johns hopkins, i'm mike hellgren, eyewitness news. >>> and right now, the doctor, who's a father of two is still recovering and expected to survive. >>> stay with wjz-13 for a complete coverage of the shootings remember, wjz-13 is always on. for updates on the investigation and the doctor's condition, go to wjz.com. >>> we have breaking news to tell you about from overnight. several were injured in a four car accident on i-695 near perry parkway. the collision caused a car to flip over and one was hospitalized with nonlife threatening injuries and several were treated on the scene. one tried to flee the accident and he's facing charges. >>> and now on to anothe
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 4:00pm EDT
said, what many, many people have said. we felt as though this was a type of mission that god wanted us to do. >> terry jones did tell a reporter he would be willing to rethink this. the president told good morning america, jones needs to cancel his plans. >> this stunt that he is talking about pulling could greatly endanger our young men and women in uniform. >> jones may only have 50 points in his congregation. but his plans sparked protests around the globe. the state department warned americans traveling abroad to expect more. >>> this community of roughly 125,000 people revolved around the university of florida. students are planning their own protest saturday. >> this is just akin to the ku ku klux klan burning crosses. >>> neighbors are upset, too. >> i think it's crazy. >> reporter: in fact, stacy brown says she's leaving town this weekend. >> i'm concerned about my safety. and not only my safety. i also have two little boys. >>> fbi agents paid jones a visit to discuss saturday's book burning. in gainesville, florida, mike herselfenberg, wjz eyewitness news. >> some political e
CBS
Sep 21, 2010 5:00pm EDT
, who used to work in a hotel, fortunately spotted the books book -- bugs in the book drop. >> we were incredibly fortunate that she saw it and knew what to do. >> reporter: bed bugs, nearly eradicated in the 1990s. new limit a -- limitations on pesticides have made them grow. >> immediately bagged up any materials that were in immediate proximity of that book. bagged them up and removed them from the building. >> reporter: right now, all of the taminated books -- contaminated books are baking in the sun. once it reaches 120 degrees, the critters should die. >> reporter: but all eight frederick county libraries have now been sprayed with pesticides of that's concerning to some patrons. >> they don't know what causes a.l. upon s. and -- a.l.s., and parkinsons. but some have tie today to that. >> this is a relaxing and quiet environment. >> but you're going to keep using it? >> yes. >> we think it's something that was handled very quickly. we'll be better off for it. >> reporter: as a courtesy to their patrons, the irvanna library is actually waving all of their late fees since friday un
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Sep 2, 2010 6:00am EDT
is not smart. what is smart is getting more car for your money at carmax. guaranteed quality used cars can cost a lot less than new cars, so you can get more car for less money by shopping at carmax. now more than ever the smart choice is carmax. the way car buying should be. >>> it is 6:00 and another hot warm summery day. >> we're going to be talking about earl. i'll have the full discussion shortly, not a huge issue but close enough that we have to stay very, very vigilant and in some respects concerned. take a look at the graphics. this is the 54th day of temperatures above 90 this year. we tie a record that goes back to that record to 1988. 91 at lunch. 92 this evening. by this afternoon and this evening we start to get shade clouds and give us a break in that unrelenting heat and sun. of course those shade clouds will be the leading edge of earl. ultimately, though, all good. i'll explain why shortly. don, tack it away. >> don, the rush from sharon. >> not much going on on the rush. just a disabled vehicle, the northwest side not causing any delays. there's a look at your drive times and
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 5:00pm EDT
, the frederick county health department has placed water restrictions at the center. it's being used to flush poit toilets toilets and -- flush toilets and do laundry, but nothing else. >> we're providing water for the showers for right now. we're going to run a hose over so that patients can have showers. >>> roofs being tested for the bacteria is not required by law. but the state says many hospitals and nursing homes do it anyway. a spokesman for tranquility says they do not. >> what should we check? there should be a uv light system or something on there to protect the people that are there. >> reporter: in a statement, the spokesman says the company is doing everything possible to protect residents, staff and visitors, in case they are the source of the bacteria. the two patients bring the total number of cases up to 76 so far this year in maryland. the cdc says between 8 and 18,000 people are hospitalized with the disease annually. 10 showed symptoms of the disease but tested negative. >>> there is a 10-day wait to see if the patients were exposed. that's when the water test results wil
CBS
Sep 1, 2010 12:00pm EDT
, as that storm passes by as a major storm. now, the time frame for us is going to be more so thursday night into friday. then it's really going to kick ought of here to the east, eventually. but the latest we have to update you on is take a look at this pink area. hurricane watch goes into effect as the storm is approaching us in the next day or so. for more on this, here is tim. >> what we have been doing, of course, bernadette, showed you the latest track. we have been talking about the consistency also of the model. this is what we called the spaghetti plot. it is basically many different models, compiled to show you the different consistencies of the path, where it is expected to move. the other models all have this, moving right on up the east coast, as bernadette mentioned, and moving out to sea. but the consistency here and the collaborative thinking, between all of the models is that it definitely will be moving through. and again, that time frame will be friday into saturday. the beaches all along the east coast, from the outer banks right on up into new england. we need to really
CBS
Sep 16, 2010 6:00pm EDT
his face or use his name. just after 11 this morning, this witness was meeting with a doctor. then this. >> i was up on the eighth floor, and i hear a bang. then i saw a -- either a nurse or a resident female come running around the corner saying he shot the doctor, shot the doctor. so i went down, probably about 10 yards and made a left and there the doctor was on the floor in the hallway. >> reporter: the witness who asked that we not use his name said they searched frantically for a gurney. >> they brought the crash cart over. there were probably about six or seven of us there, and we all picked him up and put him on, and they were all around him. i was kind of outside the loop. the nurse manager came around, and she put a -- put one cart and i put another one in front of the door that he said the suspect was in the room. >> reporter: was the doctor aware of what was happening at the time? >> oh, yes. >> reporter: he was conscious. >> yes. there was very little blood that i saw. it was basically his left chest area, maybe a little bit lower. >> reporter: the witness said t
CBS
Sep 23, 2010 6:00am EDT
the preppy burglar. >> it's unusual to see him dressed in a shirt and tie and for us to have the video. >> reporter: this is what the homeowner saw, the preppy burglar at his door, ringing the bell, checking windows and knocking. when he was sure no one was home, that's when he walked around the back and knocked out a window. minutes later, he walks out of the front door several times, hauling electronics and other items. all the while peering over his shoulder making sure no one spots him. there >> you lose the sense that your home is your quiet, safe place. don't know what he planned to do. >> reporter: the detectives don't know why he was stressed so well. >> maybe he was dressed appropriately for the day and coming from somewhere and maybe a ruse to throw off the neighbors. >> reporter: and the police won't know until they find him. we want to make sure that the suspect doesn't strike again. >> reporter: the preppy burglar carries papers and a clip board. >>> thank you, and the police are offering a $500 reward for information leading to an arrest. >>> baltimore's roads are among t
CBS
Sep 27, 2010 6:00am EDT
they ruled against us, when he brought the guy outside and he started shoving and michael oher decided to protect this house and have his teammates back, when the crowd let the officials know what they thought of the calls, that was loud. >> i thought it was a creative twosylabol cheer. >> it worked. the special teams worked great. the punts was on target. and billy's lay was in fine form yesterday. and forget the one missed field goal. honestly, he was playing for the win and coming from where i sat, it was like this. if you were playing from the win, you were out of luck, other than that, he sent them back. >> it was perfect. the special teams was huge. >> real quick, this is on the computer. this is part of the ride across america. washington boulevard, next sunday, 11:00, we're starting the tailgate and we'll hang around at 1:00 and all proceeds are going to the ride across america. we'll talk about that more thursday and friday. i'll leave there at half time to go and join the bulldog and everyone at the field house. we're going to raise money to fight breast cancer as the ravens
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 6:00am EDT
station. and also, the blue guy will be with us, also. >> sharon has the traffic after the weather. >>> well, a nice day shaping up we have temperatures in the 50s and a lot of stars outside. we're going to 76 degrees. the average is 80 and breezy and cooler. not as windy as yesterday, but the breeze is still out there. 54 degrees and tomorrow, a nice day and full of sunshine we'll have the complete updated forecast in a few moments. >>> trouble on 95, south of the city. here's sharon. >>> hi, there, don, we have an accident on 95 and we have a problem we can show you live outside on 895. watch for debris on 895 southbound. that's blocking the right lane. not sure about the debris, but it's causing a minor backup. and 95 past 175 on the shoulder. fire activity in the city. also, traffic lights remaining on flash in the city at north charles street. there's a look at the speeds around the beltway. everything's at speed and above on the top and the westside's of the beltway. now, taking another look outside. and there's a look at the topside. same for the westside of the beltway. rem
CBS
Sep 14, 2010 6:00am EDT
look encouraging to us. the ones we did early. >>> i'm comfortable that the districts that i represented are going to be supportive of me and what really has been great is the expressions of support i've received countywide. >> reporter: kenkenneth holt will run against the winner. >>> and we'll follow the races statewide tomorrow for you. stay with wjz.com. remember, wjz is always on. for the latest poll results, go to wjz.com. >>> more testimony in the trial following the murder of ken harris. a witness testified she saw a man with a gun wearing that halloween mask found near the crime scene. prosecutors linked one of the three defendant's dna to the mask. >>> the baltimore county police are investigating how a car ended up in a pond. sky chopper 13 was near the seen. the police are trying to found out if anyone was in the car. >>> and several homes and businesses in little italy are without power after the electrical fire. about half of the homes and businesses have had their electricity restored and if the power isn't restored yet, it should be any time now. >>> in sports
CBS
Sep 20, 2010 4:00pm EDT
, the capital, was under water and littered with debree. residents of bermuda, long used to tropical weather, left the streets deserted. >> safety first. we can always rebuild. we already know to rebuild. >> reporter: in fact bermuda has a strict building cones. walls must be at least eight inches thick able to withstand winds of 08 miles an hour. >> i'm not scared at all. i think it's an awesome force of nature. if you can experience it, that is amazing. >> reporter: officials will be in bermuda to assess the damage. so far, there's no word of any serious injuries. >> the first warning weather coverage continues. bob? >> right now igor is about 400 miles northeast of bermuda, so they have sunshine. it's still a category one, minimal category one. it's moving northeast at 26 miles an hour. see that little dot there. that is, in fact, bermuda, it passed at 40, 45 miles west of bermuda. also in the tropics, julia is weak and is moving off to the east. it's not going to affect any and. here's another area, africa, which will be tracking. it could become a tropical depression by tomorrow, but it
CBS
Sep 16, 2010 12:00pm EDT
happening on the eightth floor. we're waiting for a police officer information to meet us with. what we do know is that one man has shot a doctor inside the nelson building in johns hopkins hospital. we are on our way to the scene to see what the condition of this doctor is and what the condition is of any other people who might have been injured as well. don, back to you. >> thank you. we know a lot of you have connections to johns hopkins hospital. so we'll repeat. a doctor has been shot at johns hopkins hospital and the person has barricaded himself inside a room. we will continue to update you. >>> meanwhile, 36 hours later and still no clear winner in the race for baltimore city state's attorney with 100% of the precincts reporting, gregg bernstein leading patricia jessamy by 100 votes but that does not include absentee ballots. that's being counted right now at the board of elections. mike hellgren has the latest. >> reporter: the counting of those 2198 absentee ballots began a little more than an hour ago. we're told they're taking a 10- minute break and will count the remaining 20
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Sep 23, 2010 4:00pm EDT
to the middle east peace process. >> peace must be made by israelis and palestinians. but each of us has a responsibility to do our part as well. >> reporter: the president urged friends of israel to accept a palestinian state and asked arab nations to support the palestinian authority, politically and financially. >> president obama says u.s.- led negotiations can produce results if the international community sets aside decades of community and pessimism. >> we could have an agreement that will lead to a new member of the united nations, an independent, solid state of palestine, living in peace with israel. >> reporter: though israel's seat sat empty because of a jewish holiday. >> reporter: during the second speech to the u.n. general assembly, president obama highlighted other issues. >> reporter: working with them, the president said that the u.s. is working with securing nuclear weapons. he told iran, it must aboy with international law. >> the iranian government must confirm to the world the peaceful intent of its nuclear program. >> reporter: iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad
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Sep 22, 2010 5:00pm EDT
with animals. der being valcourt is -- derek valcourt is following the controversy for us. >> the defendant claims he beat his small dog after it bit his wife in the hand. but today, it's the judge's sentence for the punishment that many are calling doggone ridiculous. >> reporter: too graphic, so we blurred the image of this 4- year-old miniature pincher beaten to death by derrick chambers. in august, chambers was charged with several counts of animal cruelty, after crews found the dog tied up in a garbage bag in the bed of the truck. >> this was a case we thought called out for punishment. >> reporter: the head of the task force was upset to learn that this week, a city judge agreed to the defense request to drop the case if chambers performed 50 hours of community service, volunteering at the maryland spca. the stunned head of the spca says no way. >> it is our job to protect animals. so this volunteer service will be denied. >> we were just incredibly frustrated that the state attorney's office chose not to prosecute a case where there was just overwhelming evidence to convict the perpe
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Sep 7, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. police say a man fired one shot at has ex-girlfriend, using a high-powered rifle. it happened near tilden middle, which were both locked down for three hours. the lockdown was lifted this afternoon. and students were sent home with a heavy police presence. the intended victim was not struck by the gunfire. denise? >> thank you, kai. a short time ago, the suspect turned himself in to police without incident. >>> a somber start to the new year at loyola university here in baltimore. a 20-year-old senior is found dead inside his dorm room. wjz is live near the campus now. weijia jiang has more on how students are coping with this sudden loss. weijia? >> reporter: vic, at this very moment, hundreds of students are at a memorial to remember a young man who was well-known, well-liked and less than a year from gradualitying -- graduating. >> reporter: on the first day of classes, an almost tangible sadness surrounds campus. the community is dealing with the sudden passing of 20-year- old evan gerardi. he was found in his dorm room, unresponsive, and without vital signs. just hours later, hundred
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Sep 21, 2010 7:00am EDT
americans. a new report declares the recession officially over. but many of us are not feeling it. even taking on the president himself. >> i'm one of your middle-class americans, and quite frankly, i'm exhausted. i'm exhausted of defending you, defending your administration. >> we'll talk live with one of president obama's closest economic advisers. >>> and fighting convention. they've taken over our homes and hotels. fears in stores. bed bugs are big business. we're live at the first-ever bed bug summit early this tuesday we're live at the first-ever bed bug summit early this tuesday morning, september 21st, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> another gorgeous morning here in the city, as it is almost fall. good morning, everybody, i'm harry smith. >> and i'm maggie rodriguez. unfortunately we begin this morning with some breaking news. the sad story out of afghanistan where it's been another deadly morning for nato troops, specifically our troops. nine coalition forces, all of them americans, died in a helicopter crash in the southern part of the country. cbs news correspondent mandy
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Sep 21, 2010 4:00pm EDT
u.s. and nato service members have been killed in afghanistan, making it the deadliest year for international hall forces since the war began nine years ago. reporting for wjz eyewitness news. >> an american civilian and another u.s. service member were also injured in the crash. >> tonight a community will gather to remember a young high school athlete struck and killed by a car. joey d'entremont was a freshman at fallston high school. his death has devastated the small harford community. a viewing will be held from 6:00 to 9:00 at the mountain crees shon church in jupe amount of funeral services are planned for tomorrow morning. >>> the white house is calling for more restrictions to prevent driver distracted crashes. >> reporter: a new report shows deaths are down slightly but they still account for 16% of all traffic fatalities. a maryland couple testified about the death of their daughter killed in a distracted driving crash in florida. lahood blames automakers for adding too many distracting features. lahood also proposed banning truck drivers from sending text message
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Sep 15, 2010 6:00am EDT
've had the primaries attacking us and the numbers are strong and it shows the real strength of the campaign. we're looking to a vigorous campaign in the fall. >> he'll release a new television ad and o'malley will be doing the same. >>> the senate race matched up as expected. wargotz edged out tea party favorite rutledge. and the associated press declared wargotz the winner. wargotz, you'll recall released a tv add depicting mikulski as a dinosaur. mikulski won her party's nomination. she's hopeing to win a 5th term in the election this november. >> keep your eye on the bottom of the screen as we begin to scroll the primary results. and right now, you can get the results at wjz.com. >>> a suspended city police officer faces new charges this morning connected to an assault behind a bar. the 29-year-old is accused of punching a woman with another woman behind club reality. three police officers are said to have witnessed the incident. walker was already suspended for another dispute. both were fueled be i alcohol. >>> the baltimore teacher's union is calling attention to the s
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Sep 8, 2010 6:00am EDT
. the clouds, because of the cold front, it's not going to give us rain, but it's going to deliver us a beautiful week's end and weekend. were any small animals killed in the making of that hat? >> just my napoleon complex coming in. >> i thought you were coming your hair different. >> i wish! >> are you getting in on the ramparts? >> yes, we are. >> >> or, the ram parts we watched. >> and bombs are bursting in air. parades, fireworks and more at fort mchenry as we mark defender's day. we'll tell you more when the eyewitness news morning edition rolls on. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] mcdonald's new chicken flatbreads. all out awesome combinations of juicy, grilled chicken topped with roasted garlic aioli and a natural four-cheese blend. mcdonald's chicken flatbreads. the simple joy of new discoveries. ♪ >>> if it's felt like a hot, dry summer, it has been. of course, yesterday, we set the record. hottest summer in the history of baltimore since creation. i'll sit down and crunch the numbers for you. it will take me a day to do this. i bet you, 50% of days over 90, 27% of the day
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Sep 20, 2010 5:00pm EDT
usually used to secure vehicles. >> reporter: according to the charging documents, cecilia mitchell was struck in the head multiple times. d'lana simmons was still inside when they arrived. she said she hit her aunt with a club and there was blood on it. simmons was in the dining room. her hands were covered with blood and blood spatter patterns were on her clothing and skin. police say simmons, whose name is on a mailbox here, told the 9-1-1 operator, quote, i hurt my aunt and i don't know why. she's being held in police custody on murder charges. >> reporter: and at this point, police are still looking for a motive in the attack. back to you. >> all right, thank you very much, pat warren. >> in tonight's campaign 2010 report. the race for governor has been a close one since former governor bob ehrlich announced he would challenge governor martin o'malley. but tonight, one candidate has an edge. vic has the newly released rasmussen poll. >> tonight, it is a rematch. and tonight, rasmussen research shows that o'malley is leading ehrlich, 57% to 47%. that's the first time the democra
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Sep 7, 2010 4:00pm EDT
also when we open this up a little bit just off to our northwest there is a front approaching us. this front doesn't have a whole lot to. it it is trying to tap into moisture from what was -- what still is tropical storm hermine now on shore making its way through texas. but, it's so dry because of the beautiful days that there's now a high threat for fire danger. take a look at this traffic. we have across most of the area a red flag warning goes into effect tomorrow during the day. the front will come through. more impressively the winds will pick up and the dry air is something to be aware of. so we'll keep you up to date on that. >> thank you. we'll head to sharon gibala live at wjz traffic control. sharon? >>> already some stuff to talk about for the afternoon commute, including an accident on the beltway. fortunately, no major delays but mean for ones at harford road on the top side outer loop, i should say. are a looking at two accidents in the city, east madison and west coal spring. a crash in anne arundel and one on severn. fire activity in rosedale blocking chessico av
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Sep 2, 2010 4:00pm EDT
turk, tracking earl's every movement for us. we'll go immediately to bob. >> take a look at radar. rain bands moving into the carolina coast. you can see a few of those light rain bands. and a few sprinkles around the norfolk area. as we continue to contract and watch this up toward the general region over the next 12 to 24 hours. take a look at the track once again. we'll be updating this as the storm comes in. but the storm has been dropped to a category 3 storm. it was a 4 most of the day. winds down to 125, moving off to the north. eventually to the northeast at around 18 miles per hour. by the time it gets up to noon, it will be a category bonn. in -- category 1. in our region, offshore by noon, probably a strong category 2. let's go to a couple of graphics real quick. we have a closeup view. you can see the track just offshore, moving there. i think you'll see pretty strong wind gusts n. our region, we have a coastal flood advisory in effect. a tropical storm warning for thation city area, sussex county, worcester and virginia. hurricane watch for those folks. i think there may be
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